Remote Sensing

Turkey Experiences Intense Drought
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Turkey Experiences Intense Drought

Multiple seasons of below-average rainfall have affected the country’s drinking water supplies and groundwater reservoirs.

Published Jan 16, 2021

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2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record
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2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record

Earth’s average temperature has risen more than 1.2°C (2°F) since the late 19th century.

Published Jan 14, 2021

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2020 Hurricanes Damage Vulnerable Mangroves
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2020 Hurricanes Damage Vulnerable Mangroves

Central America experienced one of its most intense hurricane season in years, leading to widespread degradation to coastal environments.

Published Jan 13, 2021

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Mount Fuji’s Missing Snow
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Mount Fuji’s Missing Snow

The lack of snow cover in December left Japan’s iconic mountain looking a little different than usual.

Published Jan 12, 2021

Image of the Day Heat Land Severe Storms Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Picturing Earth: Window On The World
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Picturing Earth: Window On The World

From their home on the International Space Station, astronauts have a view unlike anything most of us will ever see. Over 20 years, they have shot millions of photographs of Earth, and it is not just a hobby. It is an important scientific job, and one they need to be trained to do. Learn more about the challenges of watching Earth from above.

Published Jan 11, 2021

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